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Cumberland American walks off with title

Penney’s two-run homer in bottom of sixth inning gives team District IV championship, spot in state playoffs
BURRILLVILLE – The Cumberland American Little League’s Major Division ages 11-12 all-star baseball team’s road to last Saturday night’s District IV championship game wasn’t an easy one, and neither... more

Lincoln does it all to take 10-11 title

Mercy-rule win over Cumberland National lands District IV championship, Saturday’s clash vs. East Greenwich in state playoffs
BURRILLVILLE – Most folks around the local Little League circuit are predicting that next year’s Lincoln 11-12 all-star team will be the team to beat, not only in District IV, but also in the state... more

Cumberland National claims 9-10 crown

District IV champs await state playoffs, Saturday’s tourney opener vs. Coventry
BURRILLVILLE – Thanks to three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, the Cumberland National Little League’s Major Division ages 9-10 all-star team was able to hold off Burrillville and come away... more

Scituate Connie Mack team awaits busy stretch

State finalists a season ago, ballclub owns 5-3 record
PROVIDENCE – With plenty of baseball being played throughout Rhode Island since the high school season came to a close last month, Scituate’s Connie Mack team had entered this week with only seven... more

NPS all-stars turn triple play

NPS 13-year-old all-star kicks off league's run of state champions by defeating Coventry in finals
NORTH PROVIDENCE – After consecutive rainouts, the North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League’s 13-year-old all-star team was finally able to play Coventry for the state title last Friday night,... more

Fantastic finish: 14-year-old squad walks off with state championship

Babe Ruth all-stars head to New England tournament in Trumbull, Conn.
COVENTRY – Joey Morris’ two-out double off the left-field fence in the bottom of the seventh inning drove in Julian Horan with the run that lifted the North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League’s... more

NP-Smithfield 15s repeat as state champions

Rioles, Conte hit grand slams in lopsided win over Aquidneck Island
MIDDLETOWN – Their first meeting was a thriller, but North Providence-Smithfield’s second game against Aquidneck Island was a runaway, as the NPS Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-star team repeated as state... more

Mount’s Seaver inducted into RIBCA Hall of Fame

Former head coach won 325 games, three D-II titles
WARWICK – A year after retiring as the head baseball coach of Mount Saint Charles Academy, Tom Seaver was inducted into the Rhode Island Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame on June 28 during the R.I.... more

Darlington Seniors fall from state playoffs

League’s Jr. Division team also bows out of District II tournament
CUMBERLAND – After grabbing a bounce-back win over Woonsocket to stay alive in the state playoffs, the Darlington American Little League’s Senior Division all-star team suffered a 10-1 loss to South... more

NP Connie Mack team tops Westerly, boosts win streak to seven

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Connie Mack baseball team improved the league’s best record to 9-1, as well as its win streak to seven games, on Monday night by grabbing a 10-3 win over... more

NPWLL 9-10s fall to Cranston Western in District I championship game

CRANSTON – The North Providence West Little League Major Division ages 9-10 all-star baseball team’s bid for the District I championship came up short on Monday night in the championship game against... more

Woonsocket LL prepares for Jim Carr Jimmy Fund baseball tournament

Minor Division teams begin play on July 29
WOONSOCKET – Eight Minor Division (ages 8-10) all-star baseball teams from the area will pursue championship glory and take the field for an action-packed day of games on Saturday, July 29, at... more

Edd Pedro’s ‘Fight for a Cure’ Wiffleball Tournament is Aug. 13 at Slater Park

PAWTUCKET – The 14th annual Edd Pedro’s “Fight for a Cure” Wiffleball Tournament will return to Slater Park on Sunday, Aug. 13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Pedro, the tourney’s longtime director, is... more